Audi A6 MOT Results

Registered in 1996
61.0% pass rate
from 200 tests in 2020
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 1996 cars and highlighted areas where the Audi A6 is unusually good or bad.

  • 13% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment
    • 5.5% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 5.0% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.50% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 5.0% fail on Direction indicators
      • 5.0% fail on Flashing type
        • 3.5% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 1.0% fail on All direction indicators
        • 0.50% fail on Side repeaters
    • 2.5% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 2.5% fail on Rear fog lamp
    • 1.5% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.0% fail on Headlamps
      • 1.0% fail on Headlamp
    • 1.0% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
  • 11% fail on Brakes
    • 7.0% fail on Brake performance
      • 5.0% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 5.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 2.5% fail on Service brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.0% fail on Service brake performance
          • 0.50% fail on Service brake imbalance
      • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
        • 2.5% fail on Rbt
          • 2.5% fail on Parking brake performance
      • 1.0% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp)
        • 1.0% fail on Rbt (sp)
          • 1.0% fail on Service brake imbalance
    • 3.0% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 2.5% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 2.5% fail on Brake discs (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
      • 0.50% fail on Brake linings and pads
        • 0.50% fail on Brake pads
    • 1.5% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 1.0% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.50% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever
      • 0.50% fail on Pedal
    • 0.50% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.50% fail on Lever
    • 0.50% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.50% fail on Master cylinder
    • 0.50% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.50% fail on Anti-lock braking system
  • 10% fail on Visibility
    • 6.5% fail on Wipers
    • 4.0% fail on Washers
    • 0.50% fail on View to rear
      • 0.50% fail on Indirect vision devices
  • 10% fail on Suspension
    • 4.5% fail on Suspension arms
      • 2.5% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 2.0% fail on Ball joint
      • 0.50% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 2.0% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 1.5% fail on Springs
      • 1.5% fail on Coil springs
        • 1.5% fail on Coil spring
    • 1.5% fail on Shock absorbers
    • 1.5% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 1.0% fail on Linkage pins and bushes
      • 0.50% fail on Linkage ball joints
    • 1.0% fail on Component mounting prescribed areas (80% better than other 1996 cars)
    • 0.50% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.50% fail on Macpherson strut
  • 9.5% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 4.5% fail on Exhaust system
    • 4.0% fail on Transmission
      • 4.0% fail on Drive shafts
        • 4.0% fail on Joints
    • 1.0% fail on Fuel system
      • 1.0% fail on Pipe
    • 0.50% fail on Body
      • 0.50% fail on Panel
    • 0.50% fail on Doors
      • 0.50% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.50% fail on Door condition
  • 9.5% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks
    • 9.5% fail on Exhaust emissions
      • 7.0% fail on Spark ignition
        • 5.5% fail on Catalyst emissions
        • 1.0% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 1.0% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.50% fail on Non catalyst emissions
      • 2.5% fail on Compression ignition
        • 2.0% fail on Pre 01/07/2008 Turbo (3 times worse than other 1996 cars)
        • 0.50% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.50% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.50% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 5.0% fail on Steering
    • 5.0% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 5.0% fail on Track rod end (2 times worse than other 1996 cars)
  • 4.5% fail on Tyres
    • 2.5% fail on Condition
    • 2.0% fail on Tread depth
  • 2.0% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 1.5% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp
    • 0.50% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.50% fail on Condition

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